Apr 01

In Focus: Mugen E-Rex Electric Dirt Bike
In Focus: Mugen E-Rex Electric Dirt Bike

Electric dirt bikes isn’t a new concept. Even mainstream bike manufacturers like KTM make them (check out the KTM Freeride E-XC here). However, we think the Mugen E-Rex electric dirt bike looks too cool to be given a miss. It comes from the house of Honda’s performance partner and interestingly, is the second electric two-wheeler made by the firm.

Top 5 Motorcycle News Of The Week: New Royal Enfields Spied, RE Trials Launched, XPulse 200 Spotted & More!
Top 5 Motorcycle News Of The Week: New Royal Enfields Spied, RE Trials Launched, XPulse 200 Spotted

From the launch of the all-new Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Trials and the Bullet 500 Trials to Hero XPulse 200 being spotted again, here are the 5 top bike stories of the past week. 2020 Royal Enfield Classic 350 spotted: Royal Enfield’s highest selling motorcycle, the Classic 350, is all set to receive a major update.

Bajaj Dominar 400
2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 Launched at Rs 1.73 Lakh

Notable updates include new USD forks, a double-barrel exhaust, and redesigned rear view mirrors. It’s powered by the same 373.3cc, liquid-cooled engine which now gets DOHC setup and a revised compression ratio. Aside from this, the bike gets some cosmetic changes to keep it looking fresh. Bajaj has launched the hotly anticipated 2019 Dominar 400 at Rs

A Hyundai Creta-Rival Based On Tata Altroz?

Altroz will debut Tata’s smallest modular platform, the ALFA-ARC. ALFA-ARC capable of spawning small hatchbacks to compact SUVs. The unnamed SUV will fill the gap between the Nexon and Harrier. Will rival the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Kia SP2i, Nissan Kicks, Renault Captur/Duster as well as VW T-Cross and Skoda Kamiq. It is expected to be

2019 Honda Accord Old Vs New: Major Differences

The design of the new Accord will remind you of the latest Civic. Tenth-gen Accord is shorter in length but has a longer wheelbase than the ninth-gen model. New Accord is also wider than the current model sold in India. Engine options include a new 1.5-litre turbocharged VTEC along with the 2.0-litre petrol hybrid. New

2019 Honda Civic Vs Toyota Corolla Altis: Variants Comparison

The tenth-gen Civic has been introduced in India and rekindles its rivalry another popular Japanese mid-size sedan, the Toyota Corolla Altis, which is the best-selling car in its segment. Honda offers the Civic in three varians – V, VX and ZX – with prices ranging from Rs 17.7 lakh to Rs 22.3 lakh (ex-showroom, India). While Toyota is

Tata Harrier’s Platform To Spawn SUV-Coupe, MPV?

Tata’s modular OMEGA-ARC platform can underpin an SUV-coupe. A 7/8-seat MPV to rival the Mahindra Marazzo or the Innova Crysta can also be built on the same platform. OMEGA-ARC platform allows for cars from 4.3m to 4.7m in length. Width and wheelbase is fixed at 1894mm and 2741mm respectively. Debutant product on the OMEGA-ARC, the

Hyundai Venue SUV To Feature eSIM, Connected Tech & More

Official reveal on April 17, 2019. Prices expected to start from Rs 8 lakh with launch likely in May 2019. Will rival the likes of the Vitara Brezza, EcoSport, XUV300 and Nexon. Will feature an integrated Vodafone Idea eSIM, allowing owners to stay informed with the car’s vitals in real-time, similar to the upcoming MG (Morris

Weekly Wrap-up: Next-gen Honda Jazz Spied, Hyundai QXi Named Venue, Maruti Ciaz 1.5 Diesel Launched & More

Maruti Ciaz receives a bigger 1.5-litre diesel engine: Maruti is all set to offer a bigger, more powerful and torquier diesel engine with the Ciaz along with the 1.3-litre MultiJet from Fiat. Fuel efficiency from the 1.5-litre is just a bit down from the 1.3-litre despite a missing mild-hybrid start/stop system. What are the specifications and

2019 Ford Figo vs Ford Freestyle: Variants Comparison
2019 Ford Figo vs Ford Freestyle: Variants Comparison

The recently launched 2019 Ford Figo facelift primarily rivals the likes of the Maruti Suzuki Swift and Hyundai Grand i10 in India. However, if you’re planning to buy the Figo, you will see the Freestyle in Ford dealerships as well. And while it’s more expensive than the Figo, it’s also more rugged looking. 2019 Ford Figo vs Maruti Swift:

Hyundai QXi To Be Called Venue, Reveal On April 17
Hyundai QXi To Be Called Venue, Reveal On April 17

Hyundai’s Carlino concept from the Auto Expo 2016 will be called Hyundai Venue in its production form. It was rumoured to be called Styx before. Will share some design bits with bigger Hyundai SUVs like the Kona and Santa Fe. The Venue is expected to be a feature-loaded SUV, getting a sunroof and connected vehicle

Lower-Spec Kia SP2i Spied For The First Time
Lower-Spec Kia SP2i Spied For The First Time

Was spotted riding on steel wheels as compared to alloys seen earlier. Had halogen headlamps. Spy pics also reveal manually adjustable ORVMs. Bits like shark fin antenna, roof rails and tail lamps were same as the SP Concept. The Kia SP Concept-based compact SUV has been spied testing once again. However, this time it seems to be the

BMW 5 Series 530i M Sport Launched At Rs 59.20 Lakh
BMW 5 Series 530i M Sport Launched At Rs 59.20 Lakh

BMW offers the M Sport variant in the 530d as well, at Rs 66.2 lakh (ex-India). The 530i M Sport shares its powertrain with the now-discontinued 530i Sport Line. Better equipped than the 530i Sport Line, but not as feature-rich as the 530d M Sport. BMW has launched the 530i M Sport in India at Rs 59.20

Skoda Octavia SportLine Revealed For UK; Will It Come To India?
Skoda Octavia SportLine Revealed For UK; Will It Come To India?

Skoda to unveil next-gen Octavia later in 2019; SportLine variant introduced on current-gen model. Octavia SportLine gets no performance upgrades, only cosmetic tweaks. Includes gloss black elements like front grille, front spoiler, rear spoiler, rear diffuser insert and ORVMs. The Skoda Superb is already available in the Sportline version in India. Skoda will be debuting the next-gen Octavia

Ertiga Suzuki Sport (Indonesia) vs Maruti Ertiga: Major Differences
Ertiga Suzuki Sport (Indonesia) vs Maruti Ertiga: Major Differences

Ertiga Suzuki Sport has been launched in Indonesia. The standard Ertiga is already on sale in Indonesia. The Ertiga Suzuki Sport gets an exterior kit and an all-black interior. It falls under the Suzuki Sport division. Powered by the same 1.5-litre petrol engine that powers the standard Ertiga. The Ertiga Suzuki Sport is a 7-seat

MG (Morris Garages) Hector SUV Teased Again; Gets Auto-Dimming IRVM, Panoramic Sunroof
MG (Morris Garages) Hector SUV Teased Again; Gets Auto-Dimming IRVM, Panoramic Sunroof

Hector will be a mid-size SUV and will rival Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass. Latest MG Hector teaser shows features like auto-dimming IRVM and panoramic sunroof. Hector was recently spied overseas without camouflage. It will be the first vehicle in its segment to get internet-based connectivity options. Will be launched by June 2019. MG Motor is getting closer to

Hyundai QXi Might Be Called Venue, Not Styx
Hyundai QXi Might Be Called Venue, Not Styx

The QXi was previewed as the Carlino concept at the 2016 Auto Expo. The sub-4 metre SUV was earlier rumoured to be called the Styx. Hyundai has trademarked the name ‘Venue’ in India as well as in other markets. It will be available with both petrol and diesel engine options. Expected to be launched in

Mahindra XUV500, Scorpio & Other SUV Genuine Spare Parts To Be Sold Online
Mahindra XUV500, Scorpio & Other SUV Genuine Spare Parts To Be Sold Online

Mahindra’s genuine spare parts can now be bought online The spare part delivery is limited to 20 cities only Opens option to get your Mahindra car serviced/repaired from nearby third-party garages without compromising parts quality Other carmakers like Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai and Ford connect buyers with genuine spare parts distributors, but don’t sell parts online

Some Cool Accessories To Trick Out Your Honda CB300R
Some Cool Accessories To Trick Out Your Honda CB300R

Honda has launched official accessories for its naked performance bike, the CB300R. Though the bike looks stunning as it is, these parts will allow customers to personalise their bikes as they please. Buyers have the liberty to choose between individual parts or kits, based on their requirements. Notable accessories include a headlight guard, bash plate, paddock stand,

Heros XPulse Spotted Undisguised Looks Production-Ready
Heros XPulse Spotted Undisguised Looks Production-Ready

Both the XPulse 200 as well as the XPulse 200T were spotted undisguised. Both motorcycles are powered by a 200cc, single-cylinder motor. Single-channel ABS will be offered as standard. Eagerly waiting for the launch of the Hero XPulse 200 and XPulse 200T? Well, here’s some good news. The budget adventure motorcycles have been spied yet again –